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expect increased timidity levels. then we will look for the big warmup. look at what is happening to the west of us. the magenta is excessive keep warnings. that is on the way by wednesday thursday, and friday. how hot would get to? my full forecast is just in a few minutes. >>> the president meets with the dali lama and sparks strong reaction from china's officials. >>> was it carmageddon? stay with us. those [ man ] i got this new citi thankyou card an started earning loads of points. you got a weather balloon with points? yes i did. [ man ] points i could use for just about anything. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ there it is. [ man ] so i used mine to get a whole new perspective. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] the new citi thankyou premier card gives you more ways to earn points. what's your story? citi can help you write it. >>> rupert murdoch is trying to contain the damage from a phone hacking scandal. the company ran an ad in seven british newspapers apologizing 41 of his tabloids hacking into the phones of victims. it has forced two of his top executives to resign.
tomorrow. >>> one big storm, three big problems. on 7, a tree comes down of a woman posing like. i just jumped out. >> or wild water put some drivers in danger. thousands lose power for hours. >> life team coverage from all the trouble spots. >> marion barry's son faces serious charges. outrage at the big changes over netflix. you might be surprised at what netflix says about it. live and in hd, this is abc 7 news at 11:00. >> as we begin tonight with one woman's terrifying ordeal at the of the storms. a tree came crashing down on her r coming inches away from killing her inside. tonight, the woman is talking about it. >> really an extraordinary story. out of this terrific with only bonds and bruises. have to tell you, this mother from maryland was driving right ofindustry during the peak storm this afternoon. >> seeing her car in this tow lot, is to see the horror of been.ould have treat branch out in my while i was driving. >> oh my goodness! >> all of a sudden, it was cracking. a storm toppled a massive tree limb. the lens crushed her car, a limb herhed right through windshield.
've been talking to do they share the white house's idea that this is the opportunity to do something big or more just despairing about what a mess this is? >> well, both of those things, if you like. there is a sense of dysfunction, there is a sense of paralysis, there's a sense of deep concern because, look, the united states is the world's most stable economy. the u.s. dollar is this is just politics, it's not, it's real oceanides to come to an agreement because what it does want to do is jeopardize its position as the world's most stable economy. i think certainly from outside the united states, that's what people are looking at. they're very concerned, even though the markets haven't sputtered or haven't been sent in to a total twitter, if you like at the moment, it might happen. because they're very concerned that this doesn't go right down to sort of the nail biting, last minute deadline. >> on sunday "this week" is a big news maker. >> yes, bill daly, president's chief of staff, we'll talk about the current negotiations and all about not just that, but the way the world is looking
. he came to do big things. >> it should be a very busy monday for the president. he is expected to hold a press conference in the morning and resumed negotiations with congressional leaders. >>> for instant updates log on to our website wjla.com. >>> fighter jets intercepted three planes this weekend for getting too close to camp david. the president was at the retreat when two of the incidents happened. kris van cleave is live with why the air space is so difficult to navigate. >> it is a short flight to camp david. take a look at this map. theyse gray areas off limits. up here is camp david. this circle, closed airspace. when the president is here, see how much bigger the area get? this is where the planes were this weekend. >> when you fly toward hagerstown, you have to be careful. >> before he took off for ocean city he was sure to double check the air space near camp david. >> mistakes happen, and there is a lot of restricted airspace and you have to stay on top of that. >> there have been mistakes this weekend. fighters were sent to escort three different planes of restric
on that situation. the other big story severe storms sweeping across the region. here is some video from the gaithersburg. we have crews in maryland and virginia to cover the story. >> blistering temperatures may lead to record heat tomorrow. >> it has been and evening and a night of some wild weather. let me take you back and show you that ferocious line. that is the one that came through chicago. there is another one forming out to our west. let's keep an eye on that. look at a lightning in just the last hour. everything is moving over to the eastern shore. that line is falling apart. meanwhile, there is the other batch that will be staying to our south. we could be looking at some more afternoon thunderstorms. here are the damage reports all away from western maryland and into the nearby suburbs. a number of reports of trees down. some very localized heavy rain. i will show you more of that when i join you. tomorrow is going to be a really hot one. >>> fire officials in montgomery county confirm a lightning strike caused this house fire. this was around the time -- at last check there
:00. it will feature a panel of experts on medicare and social security. still to come, big sports hearing set for this week. we look at both of them. plus rumors are swirling. why the redskins say they remove seats from the fedex field. >> are you ready for the heat and humidity? how about heat index readings above 105 degrees? the fall forecast with a look a >> taking a look at the week ahead, the army psychiatrist charged in the mass shooting at fort hood will appear in court. major nadal hassan will appear on thursday. the arraignment will be his first court appearance since it was determined he would face the death penalty. he faces 13 counts of murder and 32 attempted murder charges for the rampage. the former head of the international monetary fund is expected to appear in court tomorrow. dominique strauss-kahn is accused of sexually assaulting a maid at a hotel in new york. he was released from house arrest earlier this month as prosecutors presented evidence questioning the credibility of the maid. the first presidential debate will be held solely through twitter on wednesday. the eve
congressional leaders that they and the white house can still do big things, in his word, take on this critical challenge. live in the sat plight center. abc 7 news. >> thanks for that report. for instant updates on the still unfolding story you can log on to wjla.com. >>> turning now to another developing story tonight for second time today, a plane has been intercepted near camp david where the president is spending part of his weekend. two f-16s intercepted just before 7:00 tonight, the plane landed where the pilot was met by law enforcement. the first plane was intercepted at around noon today, and landed without incident. meanwhile, we're also following latest developments in a triple shooting in trendy d.c. neighborhood. two men were killed and third is in critical condition tonight. we now know the identities of the men killed. police say that they are 32-year-old jimmy simmons and 31-year-old domonique barber. the shooting happened before 6:00 this morning on parkwood place in columbia heights. neighbors say they heard shots fired after a dice game turned violent. >> this is really trau
writer or your extended forecast you can log on to our website, wjla.com. >>> this is the second big storm to hit a region in the last 24 hours. lightning strikes overnight struck a fire at a church in maryland. this happened about 5:00 a.m. the fire badly damaged the church and spoil the debut of its new pastor. he still held services at a nearby church. >> we talked about how god gets us through all things and god loves us. and bad things happen to anybody. >> all those years that people had their lives in that church. >> no one was hurt in that far but it did cause $150,000 of damage. parishioners are vowing to rebuild. >>> new details about the fatal beating of a man at a family cookout. jay has reaction from someone who saw the whole thing. >> we spoke with someone who says he witnessed what they're calling a fatal altercation. he felt that this was something of a one-sided fight. >> i do not know how it went so wrong so fast. it is very sad. >> a party in this instant data turned tragic. >> he was just taking the punches. he fell to the ground appeared >> during a peaceful gat
with a preview. >> enjoy this weekend because we have big changes on the way. there is not of real -- a lot of relief behind the cold front. at reagan national airport. the heat index is not that bad. on thursday and friday and saturday, the heat index may be around 105 if not warmer. and a comfortable my head. high temperatures above the lower and middle 90s. a dangerous heat wave is on the way. and the tropics are beginning to flare up. a turning to the world cup, loss today for the u.s. women's team. japan was the winner in a penalty shootout. it was a dramatic turn with the states leading for much of the game. i cannot imagine that the is very good. >> this was such a huge moment when they made the kick here, just deflated. they had so much confidence that usa would be the winner of the world cup. e werethe beginning w then this is what got us. >> one thing that people came -- away from, and one northern virginia knows this very well. >> screams of excitement. over. u.s.a. watched japan play the u.s. women's team. this is about national pride, r others this is a sign of pride. they work
. there will be a big size difference. talk about some more for nationals fans. >> it could turn into a baseball town. believe it or not. they are doing well again, but new meaning to the suicide tonight. new meaning to the [ male announcer ] are you paying more and more for cable, and enjoying it less and less? stop paying for second best. upgrade to verizon fios and get tv, internet and phone for just $99.99 a month for a year. want to save even more? call now and we'll add over 60 premium channels, including shsttime, starz, epix, and more for 12 months. fios is a 100% fiber optic network. it delivers superior picture quality, the best channel lineup, more hd, plus america's fastestst most consistent and reliable internet. and there's no annual contract required. why keep payinfofor cable? move up to the best. get fios tv, internet and phone for just $99.99 a month for a year, plus over 60 premium channels for 12 months. don't wait. call 1.877.729.fios. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities that's 1.877.729.3467. at 800-974-6006 tty/v. or for other great fios offers, visit us onl
from washington, on this very big morning. >>> crash landing, a flight from new york crashes into the south american country of guyana and breaks in two. miraculousus, evererne survived. we have the harrowing tales of those who escaped the wreckage. >>> the other royal wedding. over in england, the queen's oldest granddaughter, marries her rugby-playing groom in an elegant, low-key ceremony. we've got all of the royal fashion, including what princess beatrice, she of the famous hat, wore this time. >>> and drama dog, she's the playful pup who takes playing dead to a whole new level. why does she do this? we talked to her owner. >> announcer: from abc news, live from new york, this is "good morning america" with dan harris and bianna golodryga. >>> and there it is. just two days to go. if the debt limit isn't raised by the time that clock hits zero on tuesday, now, remember, that's the day the u.s. treasury department says it n no longer borrow money to may the in addition's bill, then it could mean economic calamity for the entire country. now, after weeks of wrangling and fa
for the capital concert. several big names are event.ing the stars sweated through the dress rehearsal. the host about what keeps them coming back. iseven jimmy smits anticipating the fireworks. finishing touches on rehearsal, he said that the the nation'ss in is unlike anything else. >> this is about what the forward fathers put they first read that document. when we see the young people reed and from walter that they made sacrifices words. those it puts this in perspective. smith has headlining a with guestsmerica martin and others. it brought this family up from miami. to be at the capitol, he told have to be insane not do that. this is the reason for it. they came from across the for the holiday weekend. have heard a lot of good stuff from it. my family has been here. >> this is a great cultural thing. this is overwhelming. is a little living history. see the fireworks. >> those fireworks will be the sky right after the concert. are heading downtown take in the festivities, the metro is running extra trains. people are encouraged to take transportation to the mall. you can expect that your b
. this was a really big night for the nationals. we are all crossing our fingers for davey johnson. >>> he is going for his $1 and -- 1049 win. davey johnson is no stranger to nationals park. he is looking for his first win as a manager in 11 years. a night to remember. we will have it all coming up in >>> the toyota sports desk brought to you by your local toyota dealers. moving you forward. >>> the national's came off a road trip. they got slapped by the angels. he was placed on the dl. davey johnson made his debut as the manager tonight against the pirates. his fifth home run of the year. bottom of the ninth got the momentum, got the wind going. davey johnson gets his first win. >> it is my job to get everybody back in shape. >> how does it feel to you? but it feels great. i thought we were going to score a bunch of runs today. it was a great game. >> sensational game. let's go to a turner field. he since a bomb to center. the braves win a 4-0. hockey and pundits are calling the general manager ag news tonight. he traded the goalie semyon varlamov to the colorado avalanche for a first-round pic
temperature -- 91 degrees. dallas, the big d oklahoma city -- 102. every day in oklahoma city since june 1 has been 90 degrees or higher. the middle part of the country continues debate -- to bake. here is the general pattern. nothing really terrible coming our way. as the jet stream moves north we will see this little area of high pressure. it will not be as humid tomorrow. the wind will turn more to the southwest. that humidity will come back. there is the risk of afternoon showers and thundershowers for wednesday and thursday, not tomorrow. when you head out, we'll have a pleasant morning. near-90 tomorrow. our average height -- highs is 88 degrees. the air quality is negative -- though one negative. it is in the unhealthy rings. the uv index will be high bank -- unhealthy range. the uv index will be high. we will get a little break into the weekend. now that it is a four-day week, it is looking pretty good. you can check out the weather 24/7 online. checking our top stories on wjla.com -- the latest on the suit against dominique strauss-kahn. the fourth of july -- everything is online @ wj
, the big fireworks display. people heading to the beaches. king nice tomorrow and monday. outside, mainly clear skies, the clouds are rapidly rolling in e north and west. mostly cloudy skies the next hours. clouds across western maryland. the beach forecast, not bad, partly cloudy, chance of thunderstorms tomorrow, 84 degrees. rehoboth, dewey beach, and bethany, low 80's, a good deal of sunshine. the clouds rolling in, 95 degrees the official high at the airport, well above average this time of year. the longstanding record, 101. 81 at reagan national, the dew point rising, 16. during the 6:00 newscast, it was upper 40's. it is starting to feel a lot different. 79 degrees in alexandria, high of 93. 79 at wtop radio, upper northwest. not rainier, 81 degrees, the dew l in the low 60's. we had showers earlier this evening across western virginia and western maryland. 100 degrees at detroit, now 73 the cold front lide ourg to s direction. thunderstorms piling up, severe across northern ohio. doppler radar, all of the storms towards the south and , diminishing over night. we may have a short o
, tiny little drops in a big ocean. it is not going to solve the problem to go after corporate jets or even to go after the hedge fund guys, although i would sure like to. they have got to raise revenues, i hate to say, on the middle- class. everybody, everybody -- is the point that gets lost in this -- everybody is in this boat. there is no way out unless every single american does something. >> raise revenues on the shrinking middle class mark. >> evan is right, because it is going to affect everybody. evan raised the possibility of defaults. when that happens the federal government of the united states, which rose 40 cents of every single dollar we spend every single day, it is faced with the option -- do you face a sergeant in combat in kandahar, a grandmother in a 1-bedroom apartment her social security check, or did you meet obligations of bankers who are holding their debt in beijing and beverly hills? the answer is simple. the prior claim is on the second group. the reality is we are talking about -- the president is proposing increasing taxes, revenues by% over the n next 1
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